• Talking about Australia to Europe is being cheeky when it really means Perth to Europe.  As an east coaster I would prefer to change planes in Dubai or Abu Dhabi and have a choice of dozens of different European destinations from there.

  • What's in store for Qantas in 2016?

    Jan 13, 2016, 04:52 PM

    "Pre-tax profit", what a joke ... Qantas doesn't pay any tax according to a recent news story. So much for being an Australian icon.

  • Thanks for your detective work, Chris. Don't you hate it when they bury things in the fine print?

  • Nine years from start of construction till the first flight! They used to build airstrips in the bush during the war in two weeks. OK, so it's not quite the same thing - but Nine Years, I ask you...

  • Why do so many people talk about Malaysian Airlines. It's Malaysia Airlines. That's what is written on the sides of the planes in very large letters, don't they read?